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There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia to Watkins Glen State Park by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Philadelphia to Ithaca  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Ithaca (ITH) PHL - ITH

$252 - $567

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Bus Fullington Trailways  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY Harrisburg

$107 - $177

4 alternative options

Train to Newark, fly to Elmira/Corning  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) EWR - ELM

$221 - $918

Train, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY Harrisburg

$120 - $205

Bus Martz Trailways  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Scranton Philadelphia
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Ithaca, Ny 300

$109 - $166

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Watkins Glen State Park 252.6 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Watkins Glen State Park is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Watkins Glen State Park is to fly which costs $250 - $600 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Watkins Glen State Park is 191 miles. The road distance is 252.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Watkins Glen State Park without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 17 min and costs $120 - $210.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Philadelphia to Watkins Glen State Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Watkins Glen State Park is to fly which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $250 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $180 and takes 7 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Ithaca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Watkins Glen State Park is 253 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to drive from Philadelphia to Watkins Glen State Park.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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There are 34+ hotels available in Watkins Glen State Park. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Watkins Glen State Park.
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  • Distance: 190.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Watkins Glen State Park, NY, USA?

American Airlines flies from Philadelphia to Watkins Glen State Park 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Watkins Glen State Park via Harrisburg, Pa, Harrisburg Transportation Center, and Elmira, NY in around 7 h 27 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Scranton
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com

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